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Jack, the lock-keeper's son, does not idle away his time after his day's work is done.

Here they love to idle away the time just watching the passing show.

Have you nothing to do but idle away the day and the night in such foolishness?

And it is a sin to idle away any time, which we can better improve!

He continued to idle away his time; but he did so in a different fashion.

He took to staying out at night, to drink, to gamble, and to idle away his time.

I had rather be fighting the Spaniard with Turenne than idle away at the Louvre.

I have nothing to do but to idle away my days; it is very different with you; so good night.

The place in which she did the work that she loved, the place in which day after day she loved to sit and to idle away the hours.

Such quarters might indeed tempt many a tourist to idle away a month here.

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